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This page should give an idea about the replacements for pre 5.x controls.

Controls documentation

4.5 Controls and their 5.x replacements

Control Name

Replacement available

Name of the replacement

Known Issues

Comments

tab

(error)

 

 

 

edit

(tick)

Text

 

 

editCode

(tick)

Code text

 

 

fckEdit

(tick)

Rich text

 

 

file

(tick)

Basic Upload

 

 

dam

(tick)

DAM Upload

 

Original dam selector allowed setting custom locations like upload/dms/simple media/etc is this the case with DAM upload or is this functionality handled by something else or completely done? Half of EE clients uses simple media for managing assets and will need some solution there

link(tick)Link  
uuidLink(tick)Link (with a identifierToPathConverter)  
date(tick)Date  
radio,checkbox
and select
(tick)Select
Option group
  
checkboxSwitch(tick)Checkbox  
multiselect(tick)MultiField MultiField allows to create Multi field of any type (Text, Link, Date,...)
button

(error)

   
static(tick)Static  
hidden(tick)Hiiden  
password(tick)Password  
passwordHash

(error)

   
include

(error)

   
freemarker

(error)

   
condition
(form module)
(tick)Switchable Field  
 (tick)Twin column  
 (tick)Composite Field Composite Field allows to create a a field containing several Fields (Date+Text+Select field)

few others not listed above (sorry could not figure out how to make this silly rich text editor to paste the data as additional rows):

/modules/adminInterface/controls/buttonSet
/modules/groovy/controls/consoleOutput
/modules/dms/controls/dmsStaticLink
/modules/dms/controls/dmsStaticDate
/modules/dms/controls/searchOnly
/modules/data/controls/dataFile
/modules/data/controls/dataButtonSet
/modules/data/controls/dataMultiSelect
/modules/data/controls/dataUUIDButtonSet
/modules/data/controls/dataUUIDMultiSelect
/modules/dependencies/controls/dependenciesControl

    
/modules/categorization/controls/categorizationUUIDMultiSelect(tick)MultField  

(tick) - has working replacement

(warning) - issues found
(question) - not explicitly tested
(error) - no replacement

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